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The Best Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner: Part 1

By: Emily Racette, Editor,

A Christmas ham needs great side dishes to go with it, and what better sides are there than casseroles? We have put together a collection of The Best Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner that will complement any ham or roast. Part one includes many vegetable casseroles, such as broccoli, green beans, and corn. All of these casseroles are simple, delicious, and will be great additions to your Christmas dinner table. The Christmas season is a busy time of year, so we know that anything that helps save you time and effort is appreciated.


The Best Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner:

Part 1

Table of Contents


Green Vegetable Side Dishes

These side dishes use your favorite green veggies: broccoli, asparagus, and spinach. It won't be hard getting your daily servings of vegetables on Christmas becasue these recipes are a treat for your taste buds.

Bacon and Mushroom Green Bean CasseroleBroccoli Bleu Cheese Bake

  1. Broccoli with Stuffing - Every bite of this Broccoli with Stuffing is bursting with flavor. Layers of broccoli, cheese, and sauce fill the dish, which is topped with stuffing. It will complement any Christmas dinner.
  2. Bacon and Mushroom Green Bean Casserole - This green bean casserole recipe is the perfect addition to your holiday table. You'll especially love the bacon, mushrooms, and sliced almonds. (shown above, left)
  3. Creamy Spinach Gratin - A rich and creamy sauce surrounds the spinach in this dish, allowing it to absorb many wonderful flavors. It has a short cooking time, so you won't have to wait long for it to be ready.
  4. Broccoli Bleu Cheese Bake - Broccoli lovers have to try this Broccoli Bleu Cheese Bake. If you're not a fan of bleu cheese, don't worry; the bleu cheese adds richness, but not a lot of flavor. Ritz Crackers cover the top and a creamy sauce encompasses the whole dish. (shown above, right)

For more recipes for Christmas, check out our collection of 100+ Recipes for Christmas: From Morning to Night.

Corn Casserole Recipes

These corn casserole recipes are some of the best side dishes for Christmas dinner because they are simple to make, look pretty, and taste delicious. Corn is a lovely side and will look elegant on your table.

Creamy Baked Corn Corn and Hominy Casserole

  1. Creamy Baked Corn - The best side dishes for Christmas dinner include corn. Creamy Baked Corn is very similar to a loaded baked potato because it is topped with bacon and scallions. It has a festive look, thanks to its toppings. (shown above, left)
  2. Corn and Hominy Casserole  - Hominy is a corn kernel that has lost its hull and puffed up to twice its normal size. In this dish, it is mixed with corn, cheese, and black pepper. It's a light casserole that will balance with heavier dishes. (shown above, right)


For the other half of this collection, check out: The Best Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner: Part 2.


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